Gilles Reingot was a Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance, associated with the Habsburg court of Philip I of Castile. He was a close associate of composer Pierre de La Rue. After first serving as a sommelier for Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor an infant, Reingot became part of the grande chapelle of Philip I, he first appears in the records of the Habsburg chapel singers in November 1501, in a master list of singers compiled prior to Philip's first trip to Spain. Reingot went on the trip, as part of the musical ensemble, one of the most distinguished in Europe. Reingot went on Philip's second trip to Spain as well, the infamous trip, to prove fatal to Philip, fatal to the sanity of his wife, Joanna the Mad. In September 1506, when Philip died of a fever in Spain, many of the singers of the grande chapelle departed going back to France or the Netherlands, but Reingot was one of the ones who remained behind, along with Pierre de La Rue. For the next several years they took part in Juana's bizarre journey across Castile, each night singing a requiem to the disinterred corpse of Philip, which they brought along with them in its coffin, until Ferdinand II, Juana's father, had her locked up in the fortress at Tordesillas and had Philip more permanently buried.
By 1509, Reingot had returned north to the chapel of Charles, where he remained until around 1530. Nothing further is known of him after that year. While Reingot's music may once have been more abundant, only two pieces survive attributed to him: a four-voice motet setting of the Marian antiphon Salve regina, a four-voice chanson, Fors seulement, based on the tune by Johannes Ockeghem. Reingot's version, published in Petrucci's Canti C, uses Ockeghem's superius transposed down an octave in the tenor voice and has three florid, quick-moving contrapuntal voices around it. Sherr, Richard. L. Macy. Gilles Reingot. Grove Music Online. Retrieved 29 October 2010. Honey Meconi, Pierre de la Rue and Musical Life at the Habsburg-Burgundian Court. Oxford, Oxford University Press. 2003. ISBN 0-19-816554-4
HVC is a nucleus in the brain of the songbirds necessary for both the learning and the production of bird song. It is located in the lateral caudal nidopallium and has projections to both the direct and the anterior forebrain pathways, it is notable that both of the other orders of birds that learn song, the hummingbirds and parrots seem to have structures similar to HVC. Since it is believed that all three of these groups independently derived the ability to learn song, it is believed that these other HVC-like structures are examples of homoplasy. HVC was called the hyperstriatum ventrale, pars caudalis. Neuroanatomy revealed this name to be incorrect and many researchers referred to it as the high vocal center due to its important function in vocal learning; when the nomenclature of the avian brain was revised in 2004, these names were dropped in order to correct the historical inaccuracies. As there was "No easy solution for correcting original naming error for this structure" HVC was established as the formal name for the region and no longer stands for anything.
HVC is located in the caudal nidopallium. It projects to the song motor pathway via the robust nucleus of the arcopallium and to the Anterior Forebrain Pathway via the basal ganglia nucleus Area X, it receives recurrent motor activity through the thalamic nucleus Uvaformis and input from the auditory system through projections from the caudalateral mesopallium and through the nucleus interfacialis. Four distinct types of neurons have been identified in HVC, each with unique anatomical and physiological properties: interneurons, RA-projecting cells, X-projecting cells, Nucleus Avalanche projecting cells. Bird vocalization Song control system High+Vocal+Center at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings
Hasheem Thabeet is a Tanzanian professional basketball player, most of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for UConn before being drafted second overall in the 2009 NBA draft by the Memphis Grizzlies. Due to his lack of success, he is considered a draft bust. Thabeet did not begin to play basketball until the age of 15, when he began to watch pick-up games in Tanzania; when first recruited from Tanzania, Thabeet knew little English. He played high school basketball at Cypress Christian School in Houston, Texas where he graduated in 2006; as a freshman for the Connecticut Huskies, he averaged 3.8 blocks per game. On 3 December 2006, Thabeet tied a UConn record for blocks in a game with 10. Thabeet was named to the 2007 All-Big East Rookie Team, along with teammate Jerome Dyson; as a sophomore, he saw increased minutes and he averaged 10.5 points, 7.9 rebounds, 4.5 blocks on the season. On 5 January 2008, he tied his career high in blocks with 10 in the Huskies' 73–67 loss at University of Notre Dame.
Thabeet was named Big East Defensive Player to the All-Big East second team. As a junior, Thabeet emerged on the national scene, averaging 10.8 rebounds. He earned his first career triple-double against Providence College on 31 January 2009, with 15 points, 11 rebounds and 10 blocks, he finished with 152 blocks on the season. He was named Big East Defensive Player of the Year and was co-Big East Player of the Year with Pitt's DeJuan Blair, he was named National Defensive Player of the Year. Thabeet surpassed the 1,000-point mark against Purdue on 26 March 2009, he was the third UConn player. Thabeet helped lead UConn to their first Final Four appearance since 2004. In April 2009, Thabeet declared for the NBA draft. Thabeet was selected with the second overall pick in 2009 NBA draft by the Memphis Grizzlies, becoming the first Tanzanian-born NBA player. On 13 December 2009, he had a season-high five blocks. On 25 February 2010, he was assigned to the Dakota Wizards of the NBA Development League, becoming the tallest and then-highest-drafted player to be sent to the D-League.
On 8 March 2010, he was recalled by the Grizzlies. On 24 February 2011, Thabeet was traded, along with a future first-round pick, to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Shane Battier and Ish Smith. On 21 March 2011, he was assigned with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. On 11 April 2011, he was recalled by the Rockets. On 15 March 2012, Thabeet was traded, along with Jonny Flynn and a future second-round pick, to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Marcus Camby. On 11 July 2012, Thabeet signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder. On 26 November 2012, in a 114–69 win over the Charlotte Bobcats, Thabeet recorded his first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. On 26 August 2014, Thabeet was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for a trade exception and a 2015 protected second-round draft pick. On 1 September 2014, he was waived by the 76ers. On 25 September 2014, Thabeet signed with the Detroit Pistons. However, he was waived by the Pistons on 20 October 2014. On 1 November 2014, Thabeet was acquired by the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the Pistons.
In 49 games for the Drive, he averaged 6.2 rebounds per game. In July 2015, Thabeet joined the NBA D-League Select Team for the 2015 NBA Summer League. On 29 September 2017, Thabeet signed with the Yokohama B-Corsairs of the Japanese B. League. For the 2019–20 season, Thabeet signed with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA G League, he was cut on January 16, 2020. Thabeet is the son of the late Thabit Manka, he has one sister and one brother, Akbar. Thabeet is fasts during Ramadan. List of tallest players in National Basketball Association history List of NCAA Division I men's basketball career blocks leaders Career statistics and player information from NBA.com, or Basketball-Reference.com
John Keble was an English churchman and poet, one of the leaders of the Oxford Movement. Keble College, was named after him. Keble was born on 25 April 1792 in Fairford, where his father, John Keble, was Vicar of Coln St. Aldwyns, he and his brother Thomas were educated at home by their father. In 1806 John won a scholarship to Oxford. There, he performed brilliantly, in 1810 achieved a Double First Class in Latin and Mathematics. In 1811, he won the University Prizes both for the English and Latin Essays and became a Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, he was for some years a examiner in the University. While still at Oxford, he took Holy Orders in 1816, became first a curate to his father, curate of St Michael and St Martin's Church, Eastleach Martin in Gloucestershire while still residing at Oxford. On the death of his mother in 1823, he left Oxford and returned to live with his father and two surviving sisters at Fairford. Between 1824 and 1835, he was three times offered a position and each time declined on the grounds that he ought not separate himself from his father and only surviving sister.
In 1828, he was not elected. Meantime, he had been writing The Christian Year, a book of poems for the Sundays and feast days of the church year, it appeared in 1827 and was effective in spreading Keble's devotional and theological views. It was intended as an aid to devotion following the services of the Prayer Book. Though at first anonymous, its authorship soon became known, with Keble in 1831 appointed to the Chair of Poetry at Oxford, which he held until 1841. Victorian scholar Michael Wheeler calls The Christian Year "the most popular volume of verse in the nineteenth century". In his essay on Tractarian Aesthetics and the Romantic Tradition, Gregory Goodwin claims that The Christian Year is "Keble's greatest contribution to the Oxford Movement and to English literature." As evidence, Goodwin cites E. B. Pusey's report that 95 editions of this devotional text were printed during Keble's lifetime, "at the end of the year following his death, the number had arisen to a hundred-and-nine". By the time that the copyright expired in 1873, over 375,000 copies had been sold in Britain and 158 editions had been published.
Despite its widespread appeal among the Victorian readers, the popularity of Keble's The Christian Year faded in the 20th century despite the familiarity of certain well-known hymns. At Oxford, Keble met John Coleridge who introduced him to the writings not only of his uncle, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, but of Wordsworth, he dedicated his Praelectiones to and admired Wordsworth, who once offered to go over The Christian Year with a view to correcting the English. To the same college friend, he was indebted for an introduction to Robert Southey, whom he found to be "a noble and delightful character," and the writings of the three Wordsworth, had much to do with the formation of Keble's own mind as a poet. In 1833, his famous Assize Sermon on "National Apostasy" gave the first impulse to the Oxford Movement known as the Tractarian movement, it marked the opening of a term of the civil and criminal courts and is addressed to the judges and officers of the court, exhorting them to deal justly. Keble contributed seven pieces for Tracts for the Times, a series of short papers dealing with faith and practice.
Along with his colleagues, including John Henry Newman and Edward Pusey, he became a leading light in the movement but did not follow Newman into the Roman Catholic Church. In 1835, his father died, Keble and his sister retired from Fairford to Coln. In the same year, he married Miss Clarke and the vicarage of Hursley, becoming vacant, was offered to him. In 1836, he settled in Hursley and remained for the rest of his life as a parish priest at All Saints Church. In 1841, Charlotte Mary Yonge, resident at Otterbourne House in the adjacent village of Otterbourne, where Keble was responsible for building a new church, compiled The Child's Christian Year: Hymns for every Sunday and Holy-Day to which Keble contributed four poems, including Bethlehem, above all cities blest. In 1857, he wrote one of his more important works, his treatise on Eucharistical Adoration, written in support of George Denison, attacked for his views on the Eucharist. In 1830, he published his edition of Hooker's Works. In 1838, he began to edit, in conjunction with Newman, the Library of the Fathers.
A volume of Academical and Occasional Sermons appeared in 1847. Other works were a Life of Bishop of Sodor and Man. After his death, Letters of Spiritual Counsel and 12 volumes of Parish Sermons were published. Extracts from a number of his verses found their way into popular collections of Hymns for Public Worship, such as "The Voice that Breathed o'er Eden", "Sun of my soul, Thou Saviour dear, "Blest are the pure in heart" and "New every morning is the love". Lyra Innocentium was being composed while Keble was stricken by what he always seems to have regarded as the great sorrow of his life, the decision of Newman to leave the Church of England for Catholicism. Keble died in Bournemouth on 29 March 1866 at the Hermitage Hotel, after visiting the area to try and recover from a long-term illness as he believed the sea air had therapeutic qualities, he is buried in All Saints' churchyard, Hursley. Keble has been described asHe was without ambition, with no care for the possession of power or influence, hating show and excitement, distrustful of his own abilities....
Though shy and awkward with strangers, he was happy and at ease among his friends, their love and sympathy drew out all his droll playfulness o
Severino Varela Puente was an Uruguayan football striker who played for the Uruguay national team on 24 occasions, scoring 19 goals. Varela started his playing career in 1932 playing for River Plate de Montevideo. In 1935 he signed for Peñarol where he was part of the team that won four successive league titles between 1935 and 1938. Varela was part of the Uruguay national football team that won the South American Championship, still remaining the equal 3rd highest scorer in the history of Copa América with 15 goals. In 1942 Varela joined Boca Juniors of Argentina for $32.800. Boca transferred Emeal and Laferrara to Peñarol as part of the transaction. During the first year of his career in the club of La Ribera, Varela continued living and working in Uruguay. Due to the many goals he had scored for Boca Juniors in that year, the club offered him to sign a new contract with a much better salary, but under the condition he had to move to Buenos Aires to live there and to train with the rest of the squad.
Varela refused the offer explaining that he could not leave his current job, unlike football, it would be his job for the rest of his life. As a footballer, Varela was a great header, skilled to control the ball, with a fierce attitude to play, he never missed when shooting a penalty kick. His wearing of a white beret on the field gave him a distinctive range. During his tenure in Boca Juniors, he scored 43 goals within 3 years. 16 of them were 14 from penalty kicks and 13 of free-kicking shots. Varela gained recognition amongst Boca Juniors' fans because of his goals to River Plate; the most remembered of his goals happened in September 26, 1943, when Varela headed the ball after a long pass by Carlos Sosa, diving into the goal and scoring before the ball went outside the field. This goal allowed Boca to win that match 1-0 and therefore the Xeneizes became new Argentine champions, acclaiming Varela as its new great idol. After winning the titles of 1943 and 1944 with Boca Juniors, the club asked him for the salary he wanted to earn: Varela replied that "he would not take the money he could not win by himself".
He left Boca Juniors as a free agent. Once his run in Boca Juniors was finished, Varela returned to Peñarol where he played out his career. PeñarolUruguayan Primera División: 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938Boca JuniorsArgentine Primera División: 1943, 1944UruguaySouth American Championship/Copa América: 1942 Boca Juniors statistics Boca Juniors profile